Courses

Spring 2018 Courses

Information on distribution credit for Arts & Sciences undergrads: Some ExCollege courses have already been submitted to the Academic Review Board (ARB) for possible credit toward distribution requirements. Check with the ExCollege first before petitioning the ARB for credit. You may petition to have a course count for everyone in the class, or just for yourself as a one-time approval. Only one ExCollege course may be used toward the foundation or distribution requirements. After checking with the ExCollege, please follow these instructions.

Experimental College courses are open for registration on SIS beginning in November along with all other undergraduate courses.


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(Updated: 11/13/2017)

ExCollege Signature Courses:
Taught By Visiting Lecturers

EXP-0001-VS What Can Schools Teach Us? Social Justice and Leadership at the School Level

EXP-0002-VS The Bomb: From Hiroshima to Today

EXP-0003-VS The Universe: Illuminated By Women

EXP-0004-VS Fighting Discrimination: Defending Legal Rights in the 21st Century

EXP-0005-VS Podcasting For Change

EXP-0006-VS Medicinal Plants: From the Sacred to the Scientific

EXP-0007-VS Gross National Happiness: Confronting Assumptions About the Good Life

EXP-0008-VS Waste: The Global Systems that Support Our Consumption

EXP-0009-VS The Working Class: From the Industrial Revolution to Trump's America

EXP-0010-VS The Internet We Deserve? Questioning Our Lives Online

EXP-0011-VS The Jumbo Imperative: On Elephants and Elephant Conservation

EXP-0012-VS StorySlam! The Structure and Performance of Live Storytelling

EXP-0013-VS From Koufax to Kaepernick: Exploring Sports, Identity, and Protest

EXP-0014-VS Immigration Law and How We Got Here: A Practitioner's View

EXP-0015-VS Hollywood and the Courtroom: The Anatomy of a Trial

EXP-0016-XS Microfinance

EXP-0017-VS Crowds, Signs, and Standing in Line: Human Factors in Space Design

Peer-Taught Courses:
Tufts undergraduates teach full-credit, pass/fail courses

EXP-0051-PS Disrupting Education: The Future of K-12

EXP-0052-PS Getting Wicked: Discovering the Literary Roots of Musicals

EXP-0053-PS Food Chemistry: Exploring Cooking Through the Lens of Science

EXP-0054-PS Pop Idol Culture in East Asia

EXP-0055-PS Persuasive Science: Writing for Skeptics

EXP-0056-PS Activism in Authoritarian States: A Global Perspective

EXP-0057-PS Tech Trends and Careers: Tufts and Beyond

EXP-0058-PS Health, Communication & Society

Sponsored Courses:
The ExCollege collaborates with other Tufts programs to offer courses and independent learning opportunities

EXP-0068-XS Documentary: Theory and Practice

EXP-0069-XS Personal Career Development

EXP-0070-XAS Basic RAD

EXP-0070-XBS Basic RAD

EXP-0071-XS Advanced RAD

EXP-0074-XS Advanced Documentary Practice

EXP-0079-XAS EPIIC Inquiry Teaching Group

EXP-0079-XS EPIIC: Is the Liberal World Order Ending?

EXP-0083-XS Civic Identity, Reflection, & Action: Tisch Scholars Foundation Seminar

EXP-0084-XS Tisch Scholar Fieldwork Practicum

EXP-0095-S Hindi 2

EXP-0101-ZS Peer-Teaching

EXP-0103-ZS Theory and Practice of Participatory Education

EXP-0104-ZS Teaching Assistant Workshop

EXP-0105-ZFS Independent Study

EXP-00105-ZHS Independent Study

EXP-0106-ZS Auditing for Breadth

EXP-0107-XS Tufts With Rwanda Fellowship